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Historical Events In April - 12

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1913  On April - 12 gabor Jodal, composer  

1914  On April - 12 armen Alchian, American economist  

1914  On April - 12 josef Nesvera, composer, dies at 71  

1915  On April - 12 emil [Theodore] Petaja, US, sci-fi author (Star Mill, Tramontane)  

1916  On this day in history brian Connell, writer/broadcaster  

1917  Bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982) on this day in history.  

1917  M Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957) on this day in history.  

1918  18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire on this day in history.  

1919  On April - 12 british Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages  

1919  On April - 12 istvan Anhalt, composer  

1920  H R Hewitt, CEO (Johnson Matthey) on this day in history.  

1921  A W Mabbs, archivist on April - 12.  

1922  Frantisek Ondricek, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history the birth of Maria Callas, Italian opera singer  

1926  Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms on this day in history.  

1927  Gen Chiang Kai-shek begins counter revolution in Shanghai on April - 12.  

1928  On April - 12 assassination attempt on king Victor Emmanuel II of Italy  

1930  On April - 12 4th Test Cricket WI v England ends in a draw after nine days  

1931  Joe McCarthy debuts as NY Yankee manager on this day in history.  

1932  On April - 12 emmanuel Chabriers & Balanchines ballet premieres in Monte Carlo  

1933  On this day in history moffatt Field commissioned  

1934  Highest velocity wind ever recorded on Mt Washington, NH, 231 mph on this day in history.  

1934  Winds gust to 231 MPH on Mount Washington NH on this day in history.  

1935  On April - 12 a Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar.  

1935  On this day in history "Your Hit Parade," debuts on radio  

1937  On April - 12 sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft at Rugby, England.  

1938  US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY) on this day in history.  

1938  1st US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY) on April - 12.  

1938  Feodor Chaliapine, Russian author (Man & Mark), dies at 65 on April - 12.  

1939  On April - 12 g Kulin discovers asteroid #1489 Attila  

1940  Italy annexes Albania on April - 12.  

1941  Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games on April - 12.  

1942  9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280 on this day in history.  

1942  Johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  Muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835) was born on April - 12.  

1484  Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546) was born on April - 12.  

1500  Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist was born on this day in history.  

1526  Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585) was born on April - 12.  

1550  On April - 12 birth of edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604)  

1577  On April - 12 birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

1579  On April - 12 birth of francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France  

1626  Paul Hainlein, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  On April - 12 death of seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist  

0238  Death of Gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle) on April - 12.  

0352  Julius I, pope (337-52), dies on April - 12.  

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1125  Death of Vladislaus I of Bohemia on this day in history.  

1443  Death of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury on April - 12.  

1550  On this day in history claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53  

1555  On April - 12 johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75  

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